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2019 Canada election results: Avignon–La Mitis–Matane–Matapédia

Global News has declared the Bloc Québécois’s Kristina Michaud elected in Avignon–La Mitis–Matane–Matapédia.

She has defeated the incumbent Liberal Rémi Massé who first was elected to the riding in 2015.

The riding was created in the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order.

According to the last census, 95.8 per cent of the riding speak French, followed by English (3.3 per cent) and Mi’kmaq(0.6 per cent).

Boundaries: The municipal and electoral boundaries of this riding consist of the Regional County Municipality of Avignon, including the Gesgapegiag and Listuguj reserves and the regional county municipalities of La Matapédia, La Mitis and Matane. It borders New Brunswick in the north and runs along the southern shore of St Lawrence River.

Last Election: Liberal Rémi Massé won the seat after defeating the incumbent Jean-François Fortin with almost 40 per cent of the votes.

Candidates

Liberal: Rémi Massé (Incumbent)

Conservative: Natasha Tremblay

NDP: Rémi-Jocelyn Côté

Green: James Morrison

PPC: Éric Barnabé

Bloc Québécois: Kristina Michaud

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